As you travel in Myanmar, if you pay careful attention to the design of the pagodas you will inevitably visit, you may notice that every single stuppa peak is topped with a dazzling and ornate golden umbrella. The umbrella atop the Shwedagon Pagoda is said to contain half a tonne of gold and is setRead More
Everyone has the right to practice their own religion. Christianity is a religion observed by thousands of millions of people all over the planet. Despite a large majority of people following the Buddhism teachings, Myanmar is actually a religiously diversified country.
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St. Mary’s Cathedral, located on the corner of Bo Aung Kyaw Street and Bogyoke Aung San Street, is the biggest church in Myanmar. Construction began in 1895 and the doors were opened for the first service in 1899. The architect was a Dutch man named Jos Cuypers. The type of architecture is describRead More